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for high winds, high tides, drenching rains, and even flooding. all courtesy of mrn sandy. the powerful hurricane is expected to come ashore early tuesday morning. officials have already declared states of emergency in eight eastern states and washington, d.c. people who haven't already evacuated are packing up, boarding up, and getting energy supplies. forecasters say sandy will impact an 800 mile wide area from the carolinas up to maine. but they're not the only ones to feel sandy's impact. santiago sans us from the airport to show us how sandy could affect the airports here, as well. hello. >> hello. dealing with storms has been evolving over the last several years. airports and airlines have learned that preplanning and prestaging is something that's beneficial not only to passengers but to the industry, as well. now, airlines will be working with travelers. they're keeping an eye on the storm. they're determining the availability of flights and they're working on changing the structures of fares and fees for people who may have to change their travel plans. in some cases they're go
. with the subway system still crippled by hurricane sandy. subway trains are slowly coming back online, charging stations are providing lifelines for cell phones. but life after the storm is far from normal. thousands of people waiting in bus lines in brooklyn, and cars just trying to inch back into the city. in some of the hardest hit communities like seaside heights, new jersey there are no recovery teams and frustration is building. >> no electricity, no heat. no hot water, there's not much we have. we need more help. >> reporter: hundreds of thousands will likely be without power until next week. and also next week, another storm is in the forecast. we here at nbc are happy to help the victims of the storm. we're organizing a fund-raising telethon with some high profile people to be carried by all of our networks here at nbc universal. matt lauer will host the show. you see some of the artists schedule to appear include bruce springsteen and jon bon jovi as well as billy joel and christina aguilera. money collected will be donated to the relief fund for hurricane sandy. the telethon will air
. a joyous occasion. >> we'll check back as the story develops throughout the newscast. >>> hurricane sandy has just made landfall in the northeast with sustained winds of 90 miles per hour. we've got team coverage now. but we're going to begin with jay gray. he is live. he is in cape may, new jersey, with the very latest toght. >> reporter: after stalking the eastern seaboard for days, sandy is gaining momentum and taking aim on the jersey shore. >> the storm is not at its apex yet. it's going to get worse between now and the next time i speak to you. >> reporter: in areas it's hard to believe things could get much worse. debris has been scattered, trees uproot and tossed into homes. floodwaters have already swallowed some roadways. piers have been ripped apart, and water is pushing up against houses. the path of early destruction covers several states, graphic evidence of the size of this storm. 700 miles wide, with hurricane-force winds stretching out 175 miles from the center. more than 50 million people could feel the effects of sandy. >> this is going to be a big and powerful storm. a
of our lifetime. >> reporter: sandy battered the atlantic and northeast coast, waters that turned deadly overnight. more than two dozen people killed, and there is fear tonight that number could climb. >> the enormity of the storm and the power of the storm. and you have calls coming in and you just can't get to these people. we don't know if we have bodies out right now or not. that's why we're out looking. >> reporter: sandy's wrath began across the jersey shore, shattering windows and buildings and tearing its way across the boardwalk. >> the devastation is unthinkable. >> reporter: this image of a roller coaster twisted and tossed into the water a telling symbol of sandy's wild ride. the floodwaters were so intense, cars and lives were in an instant turned upside down. >> i thought the house was going to come off its foundation, literally. i thought we were going to die. >> reporter: that same fear in the massive force of the storm was felt all along the coast. more than 8 million homes lost power and the early damage estimates are at $20 billion. some of the worst was here in
. >> okay, jeff. we'll see you shortly. >>> thousands of people still trapped in the wake of hurricane sandy as the president touches down in new jersey, a bold move from the governor of new jersey. >>> plus, it was a case that baffled investigators for months. up next, a break in the mysterious case of a woman found dead, stuffed in a trash can. woman: oh! tully's. how do you always have my favorite coffee? well, inside the brewer, there's a giant staircase. and the room is filled with all these different kinds of coffee and even hot cocoa. and you'll always find your favorite. woman #2: with so many choices, keurig has everyone's favorite. i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keurig. >>> well, were you out there? did you watch it on tv, or perhaps from your office online? a memorable halloween giants style. an estimated one million people celebrating the world series champs. fans lined market street and cheered on the procession before the parade culminated at an emotional ceremony at the civic center plaza. some great shots from our nbc chopper. not surprisingly, this vic
seven dwarks have hurricane sandy across the east coast. winds at 75 miles per hour, will be impacting millions of people. right now the storm track does have this parallel to carolinas by sunday. moving up the coastline with a potential landfall on tuesday right near washington, d.c. a slight deviation in that track, and we could have drastically different conditions for a lot of the east coast. and the other thing is the flooding rain, 6 to 13 inches from the carolinas potentially up to new york city. some big weather on the maps 24 evening. well want to join nbc's danielle leigh who is in maryland with the very latest. i'm sure everyone is on edge this hour. danielle? >> they are. here in chesapeake beach, it's empty. they have brought the furniture inside. inside you'll see several empty slips on about the dock. that is because they are moving their boats to safety. people know now is the time to prepare. strong winds, rain, and a rising surf from hurricane sandy are already lashing out on the florida coast. there a jet skier caught in the surf needed rescue. across the caribbean,
. a lot of this area, of course, still reels from the deadly hurricane sandy storm, which has devastated a lot of that northeastern coastline that remains paralyzed. now they have another storm system on the way for next week some time on wednesday into thursday where they could get 1 to 2 inches of additional rainfall, which would mean more flooding concerns. and this could also bring wind 20 to 40 miles per hour and keep plenty of those power concerns in places we know many communities continue to be paralyzed from this storm system in the northeast. now we want to join nbc's jay gray who is in atlantic city where that cleanup continues. we hear that a big decision was just made in new york city? >> reporter: yeah, in fact, jeff, they decided after days of controversy to now cancel the new york city marathon this weekend, deciding it's a time to stop, stay, and help instead of run in the city. you can see what is left of an older part of the boardwalk behind me here in atlantic city. so many communities from lower manhattan through here in atlantic city, up and down the east coast, all
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